Railways have provided additional stoppage at Thiruvalla for trains till January 21 for the benefit of Sabarimala pilgrims.

The trains to stop are 12697/12698 weekly express between Chennai and Thiruvananthapuram Central; 15906/15905 weekly express between Dibrugarh and Kanyakumari; and 12287/12288 express between Kochuveli and Dehradun.

12777/12778 express train between Hubli and Kochuveli; 12257/12258 tri-weekly express train between Kochuveli and Yesvantpur; and 12081/12082 Janshatabdi Express between Thiruvananthapuram Central and Kozhikode are the other trains granted stoppage.